Peter Judge reports:
Law firm Gallant Macmillan and its client, Ministry of Sound, have disappeared from the web on the day they appear in court, suing for details of PlusNet subscribers who may have downloaded music illegally. Meanwhile, ACS:Law, a previous victim of denial of service attacks, has said it may go out of business.
Gallant Macmillan apparently took its site offline voluntarily, but an anonymous attack called Operation: Payback is a Bitch, has shifted its denial of service (DoS) attack to the firm’s chief client, the Ministry of Sound – whose site is now unavailable.
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